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PHDC has one job opening for the Philadelphia Land Bank. OHCD has one job opening.

JOB: Administrative Support Specialist – Philadelphia Land Bank


1234 Market Street, 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107
philadelphialandbank.org


The Philadelphia Land Bank, a nonprofit organization dedicated to revitalizing Philadelphia’s neighborhoods through the reactivation of vacant land, is looking for a self-starter to support its leadership team. Primary responsibilities include administrative work, providing analytical services to improve, develop, and maintain operating efficiencies for the Philadelphia Land Bank. Employees in this class conduct analyses, develop planning strategies, and prepare comprehensive reports. Work includes making recommendations for changing procedures and organizational structures and implementing process improvements. Representing higher level administrators at meetings and ensuring that assignments are performed in accordance with organizational objectives are important aspects of the work. 

ALSO INCLUDES:
Competitive Starting Salary, Superior Health Insurance, Generous Pension Plan, Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation and Generous Paid Leave and Holidays

REQUIREMENTS:
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university and either:

  1. Three years of recent progressively responsible professional experience in full-time paid staff work in a large organization involving report writing and either research and analysis or program evaluation, OR
  2. Two years of experience as an administrative support assistant,
    (NOTE: Graduate training in areas such as public or business administration may be substituted or the experience in the foregoing alternatives up to a maximum of one year), OR
  3. Successful completion of the City’s administrative intern program, OR
  4. Acceptable combinations of the above experience requirements will be considered, OR
  5. Any equivalent combination of acceptable training and experience.

ONCE HIRED, THE EMPLOYEE MUST BECOME A RESIDENT OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF APPOINTMENT AND MAINTAIN RESIDENCY STATUS IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Applicants for this job opportunity must mail, fax or e-mail a cover letter and résumé to:

LaVerne P. Harris
PHDC Human Resources
1234 Market Street, 17th Floor,
Philadelphia PA 19107. 
Fax number 215-320-7895
E-mailLaverne Harris

Please contact Karla Hill at 215-686-9724 if you have any questions regarding this job opportunity. This job opportunity will be posted until a sufficient number of qualified resumes/applications have been received.  

PHDC is an equal opportunity employer and does not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status.

JOB: Policy and Planning Director - OHCD

The City of Philadelphia Office of Housing and Community (OHCD) is the City’s housing policy agency committed to strategically aligning housing and community development resources and programs through effective and innovative policy development, direction and implementation for the benefit of low to moderate-income residents. 

OHCD is recruiting for a Policy and Planning Director to play a critical role in assisting OHCD’s Deputy Director in the development of recommendations pertaining to policies, goals and programs for OHCD. Among the primary responsibilities is administering and managing all aspects of the $30 million North Central Philadelphia Choice Neighborhoods Implementation grant.

ALSO INCLUDES: Competitive Salary, Superior Health Insurance, Excellent Work/Life Balance, Generous Pension Plan, Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation and Generous Paid Leave and Holidays

REQUIREMENTS: 
Completion of a bachelor's degree program at an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, political science, urban planning or other relevant field required AND five or more years  of experience in government services or community development including program or contract management, budget development and management or program management AND Two years of experience managing the planning and implementation activities associated with a multi-million dollar grant.

APPLICANTS MUST BE A RESIDENT OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA OR BE WILLING TO BECOME A RESIDENT WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF APPOINTMENT

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
E-mail cover letter and resume to Karla.Hill@phila.gov, ATTN: Policy and Planning Director.  Please include salary requirements with submission. If you have any questions regarding this job opportunity, please contact Karla Hill at 215-686-9724

This job opportunity will be posted and resumes/applications accepted until sufficient applications are received. 

The City of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, religion, age or disability.

WHY PHILADELPHIA:
Home to many Fortune 500 companies, 92 colleges and universities, a high quality of life and a lower cost of living than many other major U.S. metropolitan areas, Philadelphia is a great place to live and do business. The City is walkable (more individuals in the Philadelphia workforce walk
or bike to work than in Chicago or Washington, D.C.) and boasts:

  • one of the nation's largest landscaped city parks
  • famous chefs and internationally-renowned restaurants
  • rich cultural experiences including world-class museums, important historical sites, multicultural festivals, diverse music and performing arts
  • affordable housing relative to other large metropolitan areas
  • some of the finest health care options in the world
  • excellent educational opportunities in some of the finest colleges and universities in the nation
  • eight professional sports teams playing in state-of-the-art stadiums
  • 193 golf courses
  • easy access to the mountains and seashore
  • four seasons where the climate seasonal average high/low temperatures of 86/25, with 92 sunny days a year and an average rainfall of 41 inches
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